Diminished or vacated patent damages awards were greater than the total amount of damages awarded for 2013 and 2015, a surprising “net-negative” for patent plaintiffs.
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Can Teaming IBM’s blockchain with Spangenberg’s IPwe Turn Patents Into a Trillion-Dollar Market?
IBM and IPwe, believe that NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens – one-of-a-kind limited digital editions – can transform stagnant patent monetization into a trillion dollar market. Two IP icons
IBM’s Drop in Direct IP Licensing Revenue May be a Reflection of Secular Changes in Tech, Law
For most years since 1996 IBM, the perennial annual U.S. patent recipient and licensing leader, generated $1 billion or more in intellectual property revenue, $27
NASA is Granted a Patent for Identifying a Faster & Cheaper Moon Route — Has a New ‘Space Race’ Begun?
The US-Soviet ‘space race’ of the 1960s is back with a twist. This time the competition is primarily between research institutions and technology businesses, as
Fortress Group Acquisition of Finjan investigated by Five law firms
The recently announced acquisition of Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN), a cybersecurity and patent licensing firm, by Fortress Investment Group, a division of SoftBank, is being
Patent Suits at a 10-Year Low; Cumulative 2019 Damages Awards Highest Since 2014
2019 saw the fewest patent suits filed since 2010. This occurred despite the increasing need to file suit in order to license in many areas
US-China IP Exchange & Development Foundation Established to share information and unite owners
The U.S.-China Intellectual Property Exchange and Development Foundation (UCIPF) was announced recently with the mission “to facilitate cooperation between IP professionals of the world’s two
IP Business Congress Global Returns to Chicago, June 14-16; Open Innovation and AI Among Key Topics
The 13th annual IP Business Congress will take place in Chicago June 14th through 16th at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. IPBC 2019 in Boston featured
IPCU readers are pre-qualified for discounts for SF-Area software and patent licensing conferences
Not only do IP CloseUp readers benefit from its weekly’s news and perspective, the weekly continues to provide attractive discounts to leading IP events and
China is source of 43% of world’s patent applications; 60% of trademark apps
China may not yet be on an equal footing with the leading industrialized nations in terms invention quality and brand recognition, but according to a
LES annual meeting to be held in Boston October 14-17
The birthplace of innovation, Boston, is the site for the 2018 Licensing Executives Society meeting. The opening session, “Advancing Innovation Through a Renewal of Trust,”
Responsible deal-making is the focus of SF IP conference, 9/18
Responsible IP deal-making – where parties enter into licensing and other agreements mutually – has become something of a lost art. Not long ago, it